Oct 1, 2012 12:00pm PDT
the best of what is happening in los angeles. mçó4+y?i . >> stocks are higher and ben bernanke defended the u.s. central bank and monetary policy as it aims to show unemployment. nasdaq is down 8 and s&p 500 is up 2. >>> macy's' has made an announcement that could make this a happy holiday season for people looking for work. they are looking to hire 80,000 seasonal workers and it's a 2. 5% increase than last year. they are using bloomingdale. most of them will be part-time. stores begin to typically higher in october. >>> yahoo's ceo has a new job, mom. mom and baby has been announced and no name has been picked yet. she announced she was pregnant as she took over in july and she said she was just planning to take a few works weeks off -- a few work weeks off in september. >> how did you find this place... >> the movie was number one in box office numbers it was one of the strong get box office win. they had trouble with the curve and they rack up the sign. it will be stripped down and given a new coat of paint. it will take 10 weeks to complete and today on ktvu channel 2 morning news
Oct 2, 2012 4:30am PDT
by comments from fed chairman ben bernanke speaking about the fed's new stimulus measures. >>> european markets are mixed this morning. the dow rising 78 points in yesterday's trade and the nasdaq slipping about two points to close at 3113. >>> and google has come a long way from its humble beginnings as a tiny search engine. it's now passed microsoft to become the world's second most valuable tech company behind apple. google stock closed at an all-time high of $761 a share on monday. it's now the dominant force in online advertising with two-thirds of the u.s. search market. google's android powers 64% of all smartphones. a u.s. judge has lifted a pan on galaxy tablet. apple won the suit. the judge said it didn't infringe on any apple devices. like the galaxy tab is an older model, it could boost samsung sales ahead of the holidays. something to watch out for. back to you. >> seema, thank you very much. >>> certainly keeping our eye on the forecast. christina, you weren't kidding, it was hot yesterday. >> smokesmoker. >> hottest day of the year at the coast. >> isn't it something, it'
Oct 1, 2012 4:30am PDT
spending and fed chairman ben bernanke speaks this afternoon. the dow falling 48 points on friday, the nasdaq losing 20 points. if president obama is re-elected one of his first priorities may be to find a replacement for treasury secretary tim geithner. geithner has hinted more than a year he wants to leave. the "wall street journal" reports chief of staff jack lu and erskine bowles are top candidates. bowles co-chaired the white house deficit commission in 2010. back to you. >> okay, thank you very much. we'll check back a little later on. >>> first day of october going to feel like july. >> it's not going to feel good. it is not going to feel good at all. >> in the pool. >> yeah, in the pool if you can jump into the ocean, it's actually going to be refreshing today. you're getting some pretty warm temperatures out there in the pacific, if you have the luxury of not having to go to work. if you do have to go to work, you want to get right to the shady spot before the other guy does because it's going to be hot out there or just do what i do, bring your windshield visor. temperat
Sep 30, 2012 7:00am PDT
reserve's latest policy meeting will be released and we'll see where ben bernanke and the rest of the bankers see the economy headed right now and kraft foods will split into two separately traded companies. i'm tyler mathisen. get your business news on cnbc. >> a reminder you can get business and tech news before the bell weekdays on "today in the bay" starting at 4:30 in the morning. much more ahead on "today in the bay." race to the white house. candidates get some last-minute jabs before wednesday's big debate. >> good morning. i'm mike inouye. there's lots to do "today in the bay." let's start with the perfect mix of both sides of my life. being the traffic guy there and daddy guy at home. today at the motor sports park, take your teen to get real behind the wheel with the help of the alameda county sheriff's office. this safe driving event starts at 9:30 introducing young drivers to safe technique and to avoid distractive driving. it's open to those too young to get their permits. 14 and up can get behind the wheel here. sometimes those roads can seem like a free-for-all.
Oct 1, 2012 11:30pm PDT
to regulators including the consumer financial protection bureau. >>> fed chairman ben bernanke today defended policies used to stimulate the economy. he listed other thing that is can be done. >> such as putting the federal budget on a sustainable path. reforming the tax code, improving our educational system supporting technological invasion. and expanding international trade. >> reporter: bernanke also rejected criticism that the federal reserve is laying the ground work for inflation and letting the government run up huge budget deficits. >>> get ktvu news to go now. download the ktvu app, click on the live icon and you can watch all of our newscasts live right there on your mobile device. >>> a bay area man who started an innovative anti poverty program says he is deeply honored to learn he is the winner of a mcarthur genius award. maurice lim miller started the family independence initiative back in 2001. the initiative now has several pilots around the country. miller's initiative brings community members together such as these people in san francisco to share resources and problem solv
Oct 1, 2012 10:00pm PDT
protection bureau. >>> fed chairman ben bernanke today defended policies used to stimulate the economy. he listed other thing that is can be done. >> such as putting the federal budget on a sustainable path. reforming the tax code, improving our educational system supporting technological invasion. and expanding international trade. >> reporter: bernanke also rejected criticism that the federal reserve is laying the ground work for inflation and letting the government run up huge budget deficits. >>> get ktvu news to go now. download the ktvu app, click on the live icon and you can watch all of our newscasts live right there on your mobile device. >>> a bay area man who started an innovative anti poverty program says he is deeply honored to learn he is the winner of a mcarthur genius award. maurice lim miller started the family independence initiative back in 2001. the initiative now has several pilots around the country. miller's initiative brings community members together such as these people in san francisco to share resources and problem solve as they work toward educational, financia
Oct 2, 2012 3:00am PDT
, the person who coined the term looks like it was ben bernanke, federal reserve chairman. he used the term earlier this year. so also at the same time, we've got health reform coming in with new levies on investment. >> gretchen: new taxes? that would be coming at the same time. this is up to congress or the president? who needs to do something? >> here is the issue, depends on who wins and how the lay of the land will g depending on who wins the election. if the president wins reelection, you'll possibly see gridlock. now the talk is to just let them expire temporarily and then do a quick fix for everybody but the upper bracket, so that way you could say look, we passed a tax cut and we did raise taxes on the upper bracket. if mitt romney, then he'll probably say i need time to fashion a budget. i'll have to do this in 2013. there may be delay. in that case, in either scenario, the u.s. congress would say to the irs look, adjust the tax withholding tables and so until we deal with this. so it's not an open and shut case. everybody will see their tax rates go up or tax go up january 1. the
Oct 2, 2012 3:00am PDT
is benefitting our economy more broadly. >> that was chairman of the federal reserve ben bernanke yesterday discussing the fed's impact on the recovery of the housing market. and joining us now, co-host of cnbc's squawk on the street david faber, and doug lebda. good to have you both onboard this morning. it seems to me housing always seems like a separate issue that maybe didn't get talked about as much. is that retrospectively incorrect? because it does seem so fundamental, david. >> it's fundamental in the economy in many ways. certainly helped us during the boom period in housing that we saw adding to gdp, construction, and so many other things. people refinancing their homes. it hasn't been discussed that much, you're right, particularly given that the president seems to have backed off a bit, perhaps, on a number of plans that would've relieved people from mortgages that they otherwise are not in a great position to pay but there was a lot of political opposition to that. but housing is starting to come back. we are starting to see real signs of not just stabilization but even perhaps